Corner Grocers

‘Freshco’ Bodega Debuts at 97 Stanton Street

Last modified January 7, 2014 at 8:39 am

Ladies and gents, your newest Hell Square bodega. As expected, the replacement convenience store debuted at 97 Stanton Street last week. It’s called Freshco, and takes the torch from the Hispanic-owned JAE which shuttered last year. Green-and-brown awning and illuminated signage now define this storefront. We are told that Freshco is owned by the same […]

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Corner Grocers Team Opening New Bodega at Former JEA on Stanton

Posted December 2, 2013 at 6:00 am

JEA grocery at 97 Stanton called it quits earlier this fall after more than fifteen years on the block. Many considered it one of the last “real” bodegas in this corner of the Lower East Side. Ownership apparently decided against reopening elsewhere in the neighborhood because rents are simply out of control. Since its closure, […]

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GreenStar Foods Now Open at 95 Delancey

Posted July 1, 2013 at 6:20 am

For years, it was considered one of the more notorious stalled construction sites on the Lower East Side.

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GreenStar Foods Opens at 95 Delancey

Posted June 21, 2013 at 6:32 am

Another bodega expansion is happening… The dual Delancey departures were by no means a coincidence. Both Lichtenstein & Co. and Baruch Singer moved base of operations, the former to Brooklyn and the latter two doors west to number 85. The shuffle left two stores for the taking, and that’s precisely what happened. In the wake […]

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Modified Vestibule Arrives at Corner Grocers on Orchard

Posted December 13, 2012 at 10:23 am

A short time after our last story ran, the sidewalk-hogging enclosure appeared outside 140 Orchard Street, albeit with some slight modifications.

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Intrusive Corner Grocers Vestibule Kaput?

Posted November 30, 2012 at 11:49 am

A local vestibule shamed into submission is not returning to the Lower East Side this winter season. At least it appears that way.

Busted Orchard Street Call Box Replaced

Posted October 19, 2012 at 10:23 am

The call box at the corner of Orchard and Rivington remained a toppled mess three days after an alleged collision by a sanitation vehicle.

Obit for a Fallen Call Box on Orchard Street

Posted October 15, 2012 at 12:28 pm

A vanishing breed, there aren’t many left on the Lower East Side. That of the decorative corner call box. And we’ve just lost another.

Breaking: Car Plows Into Corner Grocers on Orchard Street

Last modified October 3, 2012 at 2:49 pm

Numerous readers just witnessed a bizarre car accident near Orchard and Rivington Streets.

Corner Grocers on Orchard Receives DOB Visit for Vestibule

Posted February 23, 2012 at 6:28 am

The fight against that enormous corner-hugging, sidewalk-hogging vestibule at the new Corner Grocers on Orchard Street is gaining significant momentum.

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